- WhatsApp now shows larger media previews in chats
- WhatsApp users can see larger image previews in latest version
- WhatsApp is also testing another feature for voice messages that allows using different playback speeds to listen to voice messages
WhatsApp has received a new update, that will now allows you to get a bigger preview of photos and videos in a chat window.
The update brings the convenient usage without the need for you to tap on the shared media and view it separately.
The popular social media channel took to Twitter to notify users about the latest update and the feature. The tweet reads out, “Photos and videos in WhatsApp are now even bigger, so no one will be left out of the picture! That’s the perfect reason to smile.”
Photos and videos in WhatsApp are now even bigger, so no one will be left out of the picture! That's the perfect reason to smile 😄 pic.twitter.com/2lzG5jLTKz
— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) April 30, 2021
New WhatsApp update brings these features
There’s a video attached to the tweet that shows how sent media now has a larger preview than before.
The photo preview seems to be much bigger than the small, square-shaped preview that appeared on the previous version of the app.
It looks to give a better view of all the content shared in chats, in order to not leave out important details due to cropping.
You will find these features in the latest 2.21.71 stable iOS version of WhatsApp. The update is already available on Apple’s App Store. If the update is not visible to you, then you should get it in the coming days.
Apart from this, WhatsApp is also working on a new voice message review tool for Android and IOS. The features for the beta testing which allows using different playback speeds to listen to voice messages.
Recently, the WhatsApp-powered MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot for Indian users has added a new functionality to make it easier for people to search for vaccination centres in their locality.